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by pietpetoors
Sun Jul 22, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacing the jockey wheel bearing on a 4Y
Replies: 7
Views: 1194

Re: Replacing the jockey wheel bearing on a 4Y

Until it fails :D
by pietpetoors
Sun Jul 22, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Piet Petoors(AKA die baas)' 1999 2700i Raider 4x4 Double Cab
Replies: 21
Views: 19130

Re: My 1999 2700i Raider 4x4 Double Cab

OK Eric, here is the photo with the better number plate on:
Image
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Web Related Discussions and Suggestions
Topic: Ranking
Replies: 9
Views: 1098

Re: Ranking

Point taken, that is something that concerns me as well.
Let's see what the others say
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 21, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Leopards in Du Touis kloof
Replies: 22
Views: 1785

Re: Leopards in Du Touis kloof

Niel
Here is a chance for you to help:
See viewtopic.php?f=16&t=162
What a coincidence, the Cape Leopard Trust is looking for a Hilux for under R50k and they want a SFA 2.2 to do the job. If you see anything in the Cape, let us know please.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Out in Nature
Topic: Leopards in Du Touis kloof
Replies: 22
Views: 1785

Re: Leopards in Du Touis kloof

That can be a very challenging job, some people want to protect them and the sheep farmers want to shoot them. I have the same idea of getting more involved. Up north some of the nature reserves have groups of volunteers who help with maintaining the parks. Like "Friends of Pilaansberg". They come t...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

Re: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!

Gee Wiz Harold, that is quite a setup you have there. It looks well organized. Do you tour Africa with it? I like the big side door in your canopy! Did you make most of the stuff yourself?
by pietpetoors
Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:17 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

Re: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!

Hi Harold
Welcome to the forum. It sounds like you can talk about a lot of experience with your Hiluxes. I hope we will see some photographs soon.
by pietpetoors
Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles
Replies: 76
Views: 5765

Re: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles

Hi Niel It has 337,000 km on the clock. So you can see that it has been used a lot, but not mis-used. The cover plates under the gearbox do not even have scratches on (yet). So the body have some minor scratches but otherwise it is perfect. I got it with the NudgeM bull bar and spots, I added the 31...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:58 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles
Replies: 76
Views: 5765

Re: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles

Hi Niel, I had the same problem with the prices of the SFAs. Just shows you how good value for money they are. In the end I bought a 2700i IFS for R78,000 which is less than some guys's SFA Luxes. I do not see a picture of your Lux yet? I would also not mind start building up a SFA, but I think that...
by pietpetoors
Fri Jul 20, 2007 8:35 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Front axle rebuilt
Replies: 1
Views: 538

Re: Front axle rebuilt

Good idea Bennie.
You can download this report at:
http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/download/Toyo ... ebuild.pdf

Just for the sake of copy write , this article was printed from:
http://www.4crawler.com/4x4/CheapTricks ... l#TearDown
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: Photo Upload
Topic: New file upload system
Replies: 44
Views: 6945

Re: New file upload system

Onthou die prentjie wat jy sien is net die tumbnail, as jy op die prentjie kliek sal jy die ware jakob sien.
Onthou vir internet gebruik kan jou resolusie net 72 dpi wees. 'n Skerm het net 72dpi resolusie en dus help dit niks as hy meer as 72 dpi is nie, behalwe as jy hom wil print.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Toyota Ad
Replies: 1
Views: 478

Toyota Ad

Have a look at this Toyota ad, it is brilliant
http://www.toyota.co.nz/MOTMPages/hilux ... rge_v1.swf
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2700i settings for coastal use?
Replies: 7
Views: 785

Re: 2700i settings for coastal use?

Niel, I have not had an emergency situation on wet road with the Coopers yet. But general road holding on wet road according to me is very good. With normal driving conditions around here and in Cape Town during the rain I never had a situation where the wheels locked. I always feel safe, even when ...
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: Photo Upload
Topic: New file upload system
Replies: 44
Views: 6945

Re: New file upload system

Is reg so, toets dit behoorlik, is al hoe ons gaan weet of hy werk.
Is dit jou boot?
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Photo Upload
Topic: New file upload system
Replies: 44
Views: 6945

Re: New file upload system

You can now upload photographs as an attachment. When you reply or post a new post, look below this text block is an "Upload Attachment" tab, click that tab. Select the file on your hard drive and then upload it. After you uploaded the file you click the "place inline" button to add it to your text....
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Photo Upload
Topic: New file upload system
Replies: 44
Views: 6945

Re: New file upload system

pp_hilux.jpg
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Nokia N95 with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

N95

The voice guidance came with mine as standard, it downloaded the files the first time I used it.

I came to the following conclusion:
If you need a GPS the N95 is not a real option. It is nice to have the GPS handy in case you need it in an emergency or you want to record the one or two odd points.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: TopHilux Hilton
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

NudgeM

Those spots in the NudgeM bullbar, is it standard or did you fit it?
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:56 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: TopHilux Hilton
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

Hilton Hilux

Hi Hilton, I see we can learn a lot from you. In some of the posts there are people who want to install a KZTE motor in their SFA Hilux, you can give them advice and also Cookie Monster is about to install BMW seats in his Hilux, I am sure you can help him out as well.
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:53 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Cookie Monster's Hilux
Replies: 252
Views: 19546

BMW Seats

I see TopHilux has BMW seats in his Hilux
See
viewtopic.php?t=136
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: TopHilux Hilton
Replies: 14
Views: 1850

Top Hilux

Welcome to the forum Top Hilux
That sounds like an amazing vehicle
Did you upload photographs yet?
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Nokia N95 with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

GPS

Hi Niel Thanks for that. My biggest problem with it is that it cannot record a log. So if you can tell me where one can upgrade that it would help. I have not had any problems with my phone so far. Yes, with the GPS on the battery do not last long, but then again with such a small battery it cannot ...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:50 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Pieter Pretorius
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Metallurgy

You get a Physical Metallurgist and a Extraction Metallurgist, I am a physical Metallurgist. We deal with anything from the design of a alloy to the physical testing of the metal. I specialized in the failure analyzes of the metal. So after a metal failed I had to determine if the metal failed due t...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

Hilux spedo

I know, I still want to measure the true thing, but I think with the 31" Coopers I might be closer to the truth than the original ones.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

3RZ

And th point I wanted to make was that I heard from some of the 3.o KZTE owner that they also get like 8km/l. So it seems as if there are not much of a difference consumption wise. But, I have not yet used it fully loaded or with the trailer, I am still waiting to experience that shock.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

3RZ

Ja, apparently those engines are very expensive. I know if you pay somebody to do the conversion it can cost you in the region of R35,000 I heard mixed figures on the consumption and I personally think it goes according to the weight of your foot. My best so far with my 2.7 is 8.5km/h and worse 7km/...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: Pieter Pretorius
Replies: 5
Views: 846

Pieter Pretorius

OK, I guess I have to set the example: My name is Pieter Pretorius I stay in Langebaan in the Western Cape. Of course I drive a Hilux, it is a 1999 2700i d/c with 31" Coopers, NudgeM bullbar and rear difflock. See http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?t=63 I enjoy the 4x4, camping, hiking an...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bro Speed conversions
Replies: 35
Views: 3701

Hilux

En dan wonner jy hoekom hy nie hou nie?
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bro Speed conversions
Replies: 35
Views: 3701

Hilux

En dan wonner jy hoekom hy nie hou nie?
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

3RZ

I heard from various people that they easily do 500,000 or more Km on an engine. Wessel's son told me about a Namibian guy who brought his 2700i for a service, it had 780,000km on the clock and the engine has never been opened. Apparently Rand Water Board have several of them with more than 700,000 ...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Finally a dedicated Hilux SFA forum!!
Replies: 28
Views: 7134

Engine

Hi Chris
Have you considered the 2700i engine? The 3RZ engine. In my bakkie I get between 7.3 and 8km/l and I drive between 120 and 130km/h.

See http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/4xtech.php
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Be aware when you use or work with Silicone Sealer
Replies: 9
Views: 1012

Silcon

What do you use then?
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 16, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Auto Hubs for Hilux?
Replies: 15
Views: 1671

Auto Hubs

OH, OK, Thanx. It is very comfortable having autohubs but the idea of them breaking will let me get out and turn the knob.
by pietpetoors
Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bro Speed conversions
Replies: 35
Views: 3701

160

Is that with the Hilux with no engine (see your signature)
by pietpetoors
Sun Jul 15, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles
Replies: 76
Views: 5765

Weber

Auto Spares in Pretoria voer die webers in en verkoop. As jy vir hulle se jy soek 'n weber vir 4Y gee hulle jou die hele pakket met alles wat jy nodig het, adapters, regte jets, wieletjie vir accelerator kabel, etc. Ek het ongelukkig nie meer hulle nommer nie en kry nie my Pretoria tellefoonboeke ni...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Piet Petoors(AKA die baas)' 1999 2700i Raider 4x4 Double Cab
Replies: 21
Views: 19130

Hilux

They were two vehicles that went airborne, his Hilux and a Fortuner. The Fortuner was not that Fortunate, it actually bend the rear axle. It happened twice on the trip with the Hilux, we did a wheel alignment test afterwards and there is nothing wrong with the Hilux.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles
Replies: 76
Views: 5765

Chinese Motor

What is the diffs between the real 4Y and the China model?
The Chinese 4Y you have in your vehicles now, will those be the same as what the GWM bakkies run on?
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacement Bucket Seats for SFA
Replies: 6
Views: 883

Seats

Simon, did you modify the seats only or did you have to modify something to the Hilux floor as well? You know, to some degree I agree with Bennie and Eric about the BM seats. I know some vehicles like VW and BMW had this system where the backrest of the seat is adjusted with a knob you turn and not ...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:04 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Piet Petoors(AKA die baas)' 1999 2700i Raider 4x4 Double Cab
Replies: 21
Views: 19130

OK Ok

Ok you convinced me. My next one will be a SFA. A friend of mine has a 1998 Ltd 2.4 with 33" tyres, body lift and dual lockers. The first one you see on the image at the top and the one which got airborne on he main page. We do go play regularly and I really like the SFA. My idea originally was to b...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:47 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: SFA vs IFS
Replies: 17
Views: 9488

SFA vs IFS

Hi Bennie, that is the most brilliant explanation I have ever seen. For the first time I now fully understand why the IFS do not like dunes and axle twisters.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Photo's of Andries and his various Hilux vehicles
Replies: 76
Views: 5765

Hilux 4x4

Ek haal my hoed vir jou af, uitstekende stukkie werk.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacement Bucket Seats for SFA
Replies: 6
Views: 883

Seat

Won't it be better to stick with Toy spares, won't they fit easier? Perhaps Tazz ot RunX ?
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Specs on the various Toyota Hilux models
Replies: 2
Views: 761

Pics

C:\Documents and Settings won't work, it need to be up on a server.
DO not working, I am working on new forum software that will enable file uploading.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: My Platkar
Replies: 4
Views: 782

pics

I think the Linux server do not like the spaces. If you look at the image link it shows
http://www.domain.com/files/5469/albums ... GP5672.JPG
where the % sign indicates a space in your original filename.
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Auto Hubs for Hilux?
Replies: 15
Views: 1671

Auto Hubs

They must have improved it since because the new Land Cruiser 70 comes out standard with it now and all the Nissans, Colts, Mazdas, etc all now have auto hubs.

What about the new Hilux, do they also have Auto Hubs?
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:21 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Piet Petoors(AKA die baas)' 1999 2700i Raider 4x4 Double Cab
Replies: 21
Views: 19130

Hilux

Thanx Bennie, I think it will be some time before I buy a play toy. I do not know if I will buy a SFA for a Toy. I think more in the line of something with a short wheelbase. Perhaps a shortened SFA Hilux suspension with a TAZZ or SWB Hilux bakkie on top. Or perhaps one of them very OLD SWB Cruisers...
by pietpetoors
Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Rite1's 1st Love!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2940

Hilux

Indeed a nice looking vehicle.
What is the biggest size tyre you can fit without cutting the body?
by pietpetoors
Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:16 pm
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: Rite1's 1st Love!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2940

Rite 1 Hilux

Here is the photographs of Rite 1 http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/photos/rite1/Hilux1.jpg http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/photos/rite1/Hilux2.jpg http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/photos/rite1/Hilux3.jpg http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/photos/rite1/Hilux4.jpg http://www.hilux4x4.co.za/photos/rite1/Hilux5.jpg http://www.hilux...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 12, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Those Saturday Morning Jobs
Replies: 4
Views: 855

3y

Ja, as ek daardie perfekte skoon enjinruim van jou bakkie so kyk is dit sekerlik baie werk. Jy kan baie trots wees op daardie mooi bakkie
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Those Saturday Morning Jobs
Replies: 4
Views: 855

On Saturday we do

On Saturdays we do as little as possible. Weekends are for resting.
Enjoy fiddling with the cars on weekend. The Hilux got a polish the previous Saturday and next Saturday I will hopefully start building the Rock Sliders.
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Need advice urgently!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 938

Toyota

Have a look inside the bonnet. If there is ugly numbers punched on the body or engine it is the police numbers. A car with these numbers have a lowe resell value. Even if it is not code 3 (written off or stolen and recovered) you will not get fair value for it when you wanna sell it, I failed that t...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: Stolen Hiluxes
Topic: Hold on to your hilux
Replies: 10
Views: 3830

Hilux

If you do not use your vehicle oftne, or leave it at the airport for some time, you can try this: In the olden days when cars still had distributors we use to remove the rotor from the distributor or the HT lead running from the coil to the distributor. Not many thieves take these objects with them ...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 12, 2007 8:55 am
Forum: Members' Vehicles
Topic: F_D's Toys
Replies: 21
Views: 2600

Hilux

Eich, the baby is a beaut !! :D

Did they came out standard with those Aluminum running boards?
I am going to build rock sliders now to replace those.
by pietpetoors
Wed Jul 11, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: 4x2 Hilux
Replies: 9
Views: 2910

Coil Springs

I saw a Jeep at Wessel's the other day where they converted the front suspension from leave springs to coil springs.
So what is the problem with the 4x2's coils springs?? :?:
by pietpetoors
Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: 4x2 Hilux's Welcome
Topic: 4x2 Hilux
Replies: 9
Views: 2910

4x2 Hilux

If you drive a 4x2 Hilux you are also welcome to post your comments and questions on this site. After all we are part of the same Hilux family and 4x2 people also go off-road. Ask your questions, say your say, share your modifications or good ideas and enjoy the web site.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: Other Vehicles
Topic: GWM
Replies: 13
Views: 7410

GWM.co.za

I talked to the owner of the Saldanha Branch. Apparently they will launch the 4x4 version of the bakkie and the SUV at the end of September. I surely hope that good competition like these will force the big brother clan of vehicle manufacturers in South Africa to reduce their ridiculous prices. If y...
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Nokia N95 with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

Nokia N95 Battery Life

Do not know yet, only got it yesterday. I have been playing with it since 08h30 this morning. Setting up the phone, testing the GPS, loading music, etc. It is 12h50 now and the battery is on 3 bars. I read on one forum that if you use the GPS all the time it would only last for an 1 to 2 hours.
by pietpetoors
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: Camping gear, Trailers and Other Non-electronic Gadgets
Topic: Nokia N95 with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1285

Nokia N95 with GPS

OK, I decided to give it a try and at least this guenny pig can now give others some feedback. The Nokia N95 has a build in GPS. I comes with a route planner and voice guidance. As you start using it, it will download a free map form the Nokia web site each time you need data of a certain area for t...
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:47 pm
Forum: 1979 to early 1998 Hilux (Gen 3&4 aka SFA 4x4)
Topic: MIKEM Suspension
Replies: 37
Views: 8458

Hilux

George, your Hilux is imported, am I correct?
From the pics it looks as if it has the same body as the IFS model, but suspension of the SFA model? Is ek reg as ek so sê
by pietpetoors
Thu Jul 05, 2007 12:24 pm
Forum: Photo Upload
Topic: Photo upload
Replies: 4
Views: 3159

Photos

Another local place to store photos is at:
http://www.webgallery.co.za/

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